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LALI

(LALI) LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Room 108, Jones Hall
http://fl.memphis.edu

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
LALI 4010-29. (3). Special Topics in Foreign Literatures. (3). Topics vary and are announced in the online class listing.
LALI 4791-99. Special Topics in Foreign Literature, Language, or Civilization. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.


LALI 1010 - Special Foreign Lang I (3)
Freshman level instruction in languages not regularly offered by Department of Foreign Languages; offered if and when sufficient demand exists and instructors available. Although credit earned in LALI 1020-2020 may be used to satisfy foreign language requirements for degrees, students should be aware of two important points: (1) foreign language requirement for degrees in College of Arts and Sciences specifies that all hours must be in same language; (2) unless demand is sufficient and unless instructors are available, the University cannot offer enough courses to enable students to meet these requirements.

LALI 1020 - Special Foreign Lang II (3)
Continuation of LALI 1010. Freshman level instruction in languages not regularly offered by Department of Foreign Languages; offered if and when sufficient demand exists and instructors available.

LALI 2010 - Intermediate Foreign Lang I (3)
Continuation of LALI 1010 and 1020. Offered provided instructor is available and there is sufficient student enrollment.

LALI 2020 - Intermediate Foreign Lang II (3)
Continuation of LALI 2010. Offered provided instructor is available and there is sufficient student enrollment.

LALI 3661 - Old Testament (3)
(Same as JDST 3661). Disciplines of history, philosophy, literature, religion, and culture; understanding the meanings, messages, and world views contained in sacred Hebrew texts.

LALI 4025 - Contemporary Intl Cinema (3)
Topics vary and are announced in the online class listing.

LALI 4441 - Dante (3)
Study of the Vita Nuova and the Divine Comedy in English translation.

LALI 4442 - Italian Cinema (3)
Screening and discussion of major Italian movies in context of 20th and early 21st century Italian culture and society.

LALI 4493 - Contemporary French Lit (3)
Emphasis on widely translated, well-known works by major French writers; presented in English translation.

LALI 4780 - Individual Study Lang and Lit (1-3)
Directed individual study in selected areas of language or literature chosen in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

LALI 4792 - Immigration/World Cultures (3)
Culturally specific and globally shared issues of immigration.

LALI 4890 - Literary Criticism (3)
Study of the history and theories of literary criticism as exemplified by texts selected from various literary traditions. PREREQUISITE: 6 hours of coursework in a foreign language at the 3000 level or above.

Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

Aerospace Studies (AERO)
African and African American Studies (AAAS)
Anthropology (ANTH)
Biology (BIOL)
Chemistry (CHEM)
Computer Science (COMP)
Criminology and Criminal Justice (CJUS)
Earth Sciences (ESCI)
English (ENGL)
Emergency Management (EMGT)
Environmental Studies (ENVR)
Health Administration (HADM)
History (HIST)
International Studies (INTL)
Judaic Studies (JDST)
Mathematics (MATH)
Military Science (ARMY)
Naval Science (NAVY)
Philosophy (PHIL)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLS)
Public and Nonprofit Administration (PADM)
Psychology (PSYC)
Religious Studies (RLGN)
Social Work (SWRK)
Sociology (SOCI)
Women's Studies (WMST)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Arabic (ARAB)
Chinese (CHIN)
Classics (CLAS)
French (FREN)
German (GERM)
Greek (GREK)
Hebrew (HEBR)
Italian (ITAL)
Japanese (JAPN)
Languages and Literature (LALI)
Latin (LATN)
Portuguese (PORT)
Russian (RUSS)
Spanish (SPAN)

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Accountancy (ACCT)
Business Administration (BA)
Economics (ECON)
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management (MGMT)
Marketing (MKTG))
Supply Chain Management Science (SCMS)

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Art History (ARTH)
Communication (COMM)
Communication/Fine Arts (CCFA)
Dance (DANC)
Interior Design (IDES)
Journalism (JOUR)
Theatre (THEA)

Music

Applied Music (MUAP)
Music Appreciation (MUS)
Music Education (MUSE)
Music History, Literature, and Appreciation (MUHL)
Music Industry (MUID)
Music Theory and Composition (MUTC)
Sacred Music (MUSA)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Counseling and Personnel Services (COUN)
Educational Psychology and Research (EDPR)

Health and Sport Sciences

Dietetics (NUTR)
Health and Human Performance (EXSS)
Health and Sport Sciences (HMSE)
Healthcare Leadership (HCL)
Health Promotion (HPRO)
Physical Education Activities (PHED)
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)
Sport and Leisure Commerce (SLC)
Sport and Leisure Management (SLS)

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Early Childhood Education (ECED)
Educational Services (EDSV)
Elementary Education (ELED)
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL)
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Leadership (LEAD)
Reading (RDNG)
Special Education (SPED)

Herff College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BIOM)
Civil Engineering (CIVL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)
Engineering (ENGR)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Technology (TECH)

Loewenberg School of Nursing

Nursing (NURS)

University College

Family and Consumer Science (CSED)
Merchandising (MRCH)
Paralegal Studies (LEGL)
University College (UNIV)

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM)

Independent Programs

Orientation Program (ACAD)
University Honors Program (UNHP)
University of Memphis Libraries (LBRY)


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